Archive for the ‘Summer’ Category

5 Fabulous Memorial Day Treats

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The very unofficial start to summer is fast approaching. I know I can’t wait for sunny days, summer nights and lots of cookouts. If you’re heading to a BBQ this Memorial Day, check out these 5 fabulous Memorial Day treats.


Woodland Animal Cakes and Cupcakes

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Cute little woodland critters are great guests for any occasion – birthdays, baby showers or just because. These sweet faces are almost too cute to eat! Check out the ideas below and click through each project to learn how to make woodland animal cakes and cupcakes.

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Freshen Things Up with These Fruit Filled Recipes

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Fresh fruit, fruit jam or fruit flavoring – all can be found in these yummy fruit filled recipes. No matter what your favorite fruit is, one thing is certain: fruit and cake pairings are always sweet.



How to Make a Tiered Cake

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Stacked cakes always look stunning, even if they’re just a two-tiered cake, but I’ve been intimidated by them for a while. My decorating skills have certainly grown a lot since I started working at Wilton two and a half years ago, but it wasn’t until recently that I made a tiered cake all on my own. Are you wondering how to make a tiered cake? If you’ve never stacked cakes before but would like to try, never fear! I’m here to walk you through just how I made this purple cake with neon flowers.

How to Make a Tiered Cake


How to Make Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

My boyfriend comes from a large family and every summer, his mom’s side has a family picnic and reunion. Since there are so many people in his family – especially kids! – I love making desserts for their get-togethers because I know they’ll be enjoyed and won’t go to waste. Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

The entire weekend was a busy one for us, so I knew I wanted to bring something that was quick and easy to make but still looked impressive. His family does know I work for Wilton, after all! As I thought about summer BBQ’s and picnics, an idea hit me: hot fudge sundae cupcakes.


Flamingo Cupcakes – Perfect for Summer!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Ever since I was in high school, my friend Natalie has loved pink flamingos.  To this day, when I’m out and about or shopping and see something flamingo themed, it automatically puts a smile on my face.  I love to snap a photo and text her to let her know I’m thinking about her.


Keep Cool with These 4 Frozen Treats

Monday, July 20th, 2015

We’re halfway through July and summer temps are heating up! It’s the perfect time to enjoy all sorts of frozen treats. Here are some fruity, frozen recipes that will help cool you off on hot days.


6 Summer Baking Tips

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Summer may be hot, but we still have plenty of reasons to bake here at Wilton. Below, a few tips for making baking in the summer heat a little more bearable.


Summer Color Trend: Blue is the New Black

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When I think of summer color trends, my mind immediately went to blue. Whether it’s because I’m looking at the sky on a beautiful day, or just wishing I was at the beach relaxing beside the beautiful blue ocean- blue is everywhere! The number of shades are almost limitless – soft baby blues, sky, teals, neons, brights, royals, navy and many more.


Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with Ice Cream Themed Treats

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

July is the perfect time for us to all scream for ice cream – it’s National Ice Cream Month!